A 36-year-old member asked:
Is it bad when monocytes abs & eosinophils abs are both high?
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Dr. Ed Friedlanderanswered
Pathology 46 years experience
How high?: These are the absolute numbers. They mean nothing if the person isn't clinically sick or the numbers aren't way above the reference range (which is set so that several percent of folks fall outside at either end.) they are simply a clue to courses for the workup suggested by symptoms -- for example, night sweats plus very high monocytes whispers "tb", high eos whispers "hodgkin's".
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